8 drown during Ganga Dussehra celebrations in Haridwar


Eight people have drowned in Ganga in Haridwar during the Ganga Dussehra celebrations that took place in the holy city on Sunday. While the bodies of two people – a 12-year-old from Mathura and a teenager from Delhi – have been recovered by jal police, a search is on to trace the other bodies. Twelve-year-old Mohit’s body was recovered More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Haridwar seer files attempt to murder case against CM Rawat

A day after district officials and police tried to force feed Matri Sadan head Swami Shivanand, who has been on an indefinite fast since May 24 against resumption of mining in the Ganga, the ashram on Wednesday More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Rs 500 crore allocated for Ganga in Haridwar

Under the Namami Gange mission, the Centre has allocated Rs 500 crore for the Haridwar River Front Development, which includes sewage treatment and beautification of Ganga ghats. Union Minister for State Ganga Rejuvenation More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, December 12th, 2016

Industrial Unit at SIDCUL engulfed in fire

An industrial unit in the SIDCUL area of Haridwar was completely gutted due to a fire that broke out on Monday morning. The unit, Siddharth Thermoware, made thermocol cups, tumblers and plates and it suffered a More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Old currency notes worth ₹ 4.5 lakh found abandoned in forest near Haridwar

Old ₹ 500 and 1000 notes worth ₹ 4.58 lakh were found stuffed in a few polythene bags and left in a forest at Roshnabad near Haridwar on Sunday. The bags were found by some village women who had gone to collect More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Uttarakhand HC bans all construction activities within 2 kms of Naini Lake

Nainital/Haridwar:  The Uttarakhand high court on Monday imposed a blanket ban on any construction within a radius of 2 km from major lakes in Nainital. In a series of strict orders, the HC also ordered a ban on More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, November 4th, 2016

Uttarakahnd State Table Tennis Championship in Haridwar from today

The 16th Hemlata Kohli Memorial STAG Uttarakahnd State Table Tennis Championship will be organised in Haridwar district for the first time from November 4 to 6. Table tennis aficionados will get a chance to see More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Nirmal Ganga Abhiyan to be carried out in Haridwar next week

The All World Gayatri Pariwar here said in a statement that the “Nirmal Ganga Jan Abhiyan” will be carried out on September 20 across 300 big and small ghats in various states. A mass cleaning of the More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

1,633 polling centres finalised for 11 Assembly seats in Haridwar

The district administration has finalised polling booths for all 11 Assembly seats in the district for the next elections due early next year. A total of 1,633 polling centres have been finalised and emphasis will More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

14 day long Kanwar mela begins in Haridwar

The fortnight-long kanwar mela kicked off on Tuesday with kanwariyas thronging the city to fetch Gangajal from the Brahmakund at Har-ki-Pauri. While the mela begins on the first day (pratipada) of Savan, the Hindu More...